Minecrafter Strikes Back

After endless hours of frustration trying to fix Minecraft, I discovered it was the OpenGL setting. It works fine in normal, but blows up in Optifine as of today apparently.  Regardless, I got it working again and got to test out my new screen capture method.

Here are three example videos.  They're all identical, except for the quality.  I need opinions.  Is there any point in doing the HD qualities? I can't truly see any better quality here on my screen, but it might just be me.

Standard Quality